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Comcast’s Cable Networks Are Trending Well As Distribution Revenues Continue To Grow

by Trefis Team
Comcast ‘s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) cable networks include USA Network, CNBC, Syfy, MSNBC, Bravo, Oxygen, mun2, CNBC World, Chiller, Sleuth and Universal HD. The networks derive revenue primarily from two sources, distribution of programming and adve...
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Oracle Unlikely To Challenge TomorrowNow Verdict

by Trefis Team
In a recent verdict, a federal appeals court vacated the $1.3 billion  in penalties and damages awarded to database leader  Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) by a jury in a trial arising our of German rival  SAP SE ‘s (NYSE:SAP) acquisition in 2007 of  To...
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Weekly Pharma Notes: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Merck And Roche

by Trefis Team
It was another eventful week for pharmaceutical companies studded with acquisition announcements, investors expecting potential bids, alliances and new therapeutic agents getting regulatory approval. There wasn’t a lot of movement in share ...
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China Telecom Shows Improvement In Subscriber Adds; 4G Likely To Provide Further Boost

by Trefis Team
China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) reported a steady improvement in its performance in the Chinese wireless subscriber market in July, as it gained about 1.45 million new 3G subscribers. This marked the fifth consecutive month of improvement in 3G user add...
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Which Swiss Bank Has The Better Business Model: UBS or Credit Suisse?

by Trefis Team
Before the economic downturn of 2008, the two largest Swiss banks -  UBS (NYSE:UBS) and  Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) – had essentially the same business model. Both of them offered a complete range of banking services, from wealth management to...
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What’s Fueling Crude Oil Production Growth For EOG Resources?

by Trefis Team
EOG Resources’ (NYSE:EOG) net crude oil production has grown sharply from just around 55 thousand barrels per day (MBD) in 2009 to over 220 MBD last year, implying a CAGR of more than 41%. Almost all of this growth in the company’s cr...
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Rio Tinto To Cut Jobs At Australian Coal Mine To Reduce Costs In Subdued Coal Pricing Environment

by Trefis Team
Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) has decided to cut up to a hundred jobs from its Kestrel coal mine in Queensland, Australia. Rio had only recently announced the opening of the Kestrel mine extension in October last year. However, continuing adverse market c...
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Week In Review: U.S. Wireless Carriers

by Trefis Team
The U.S telecom market saw significant activity last week, with Sprint (NYSE:S) and T-Mobile cutting prices sharply and introducing new innovative plans to lure customers. However, there wasn’t a lot of movement in share prices, as it is st...
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China Mobile Continues Strong Run In Chinese Wireless Market With Robust 4G Adds

by Trefis Team
China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) continued its strong run in the Chinese wireless market in July, with robust gains in 4G and 3G subscribers. The carrier added over 6.5 million 4G and 2.4 million 3G subscribers in the month, compared to the combined tally...
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Financials Weekly Notes: JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, BNY Mellon And RBS

by Trefis Team
Bank shares had a rather lukewarm week this time around, with small gains seen over the beginning of the week due to the ECB’s efforts to improve the region’s economic condition being wiped out completely by growing fears of the situa...
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Solar Weekly Recap: Earnings Misses, New Deals

by Trefis Team
The solar industry had a mixed week, with tier-1 Chinese manufacturers such as Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) missed expectations on their Q2 earnings, while U.S. based players such as First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) and SunP...
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The Biggest Threat to the Internet of Things

by Louis Basenese
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program The Biggest Threat to the Internet of Things By Louis Basenese, Equity Analyst   What deeply personal information are you willing to sacrifice for the sake of convenienc...
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Feel Like You Are Missing Out?

by Michael Lombardi, MBA
Submitted by Profit Confidential as part of our   contributors program Feel Like You Are Missing Out? If you follow the financial news, it feels like the stock market is moving higher and higher . . .  a situation in which investors often fe...
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The Boring Stock That Pays, Pays, and Pays

by Mitchell Clark, B.Comm.
Submitted by Profit Confidential as part of our   contributors program The Boring Stock That Pays, Pays, and Pays Top wealth creators don’t have to be the fastest-growing companies. In an environment where institutional investors are buyin...
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Scale and Efficiency could make Facebook the next big winner

by Amigobulls Mediatech
Submitted by Amigobulls Mediatech as part of our contributors program . Scale and Efficiency could make Facebook the next big winner The one year post IPO saw Facebook price tumble close to 50% as the company struggled to monetize its rapidly ...
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